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    The City Gate Hotel

    1 Iron Bridge | Lower North Street, Exeter EX4 3RB, England
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good34%
    • Average13%
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    “beer garden” (21 reviews)
    “fudge” (14 reviews)
    “the pub” (34 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    4 Feb.5 Feb.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    From the moment we arrived, the staff were very welcoming and attentive every time we saw any of them. Our room was lovely, a very high standard and offered a great nights sleep. The bar area felt pleasant and appeared to be a desirable spot...More

    Thank Robin G
    Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded yesterday

    Good Morning Robin G, I hope you are well! We appreciate all feedback from our customers experiences and thoughtful reviews like yours, really does go a very long way! I am glad your enjoyed your room, next time you stay, feel free to ask for...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed at The City Gate on Friday 11th Jan. We had a very welcoming arrival and we're shown to our lovely room. The rooms and bathrooms are decorated to a really high standard with real attention to detail. There was a little bottle of...More

    Thank Katrina C
    Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Katrina C, I hope you had a lovely weekend! I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at The City Gate. This type of thoughtful feedback is extremely helpful and important to us in delivering the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We went to have some lunch in Exeter and came across City Gate. We had a delicious lunch, the service was excellent, great variety on the menu and excellent value. Would highly recommend and will defiantly return again when back in the area.More

    Thank anna w
    Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Anna W, I hope you are well. I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at The City Gate. We strive every day to ensure our guests have a wonderful, relaxing experience at our hotel and...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I only stayed one night but here are my thoughts on this charming hotel: Some lovely finishing touches to the well-appointed rooms. The complementary port and fudge was very welcome. Good, thick curtains left the room dark even on a bright morning. Overall beautiful decor...More

    Thank Christopher K
    Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Christopher K, I hope you are well and have had a good start to the new year! I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at The City Gate. This type of thoughtful feedback is extremely...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Centrally located. Cosy rooms with very comfortable beds and stylish bathrooms. Didn’t have breakfast as this is not included and ate in the town. Tip: if you are a light sleeper recommend taking ear plugs as some rooms directly above the bar area. I did...More

    1  Thank LucyC915
    Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello LucyC915, I hope you had a lovely Christmas! Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit at the City Gate, we very much appreciate our guests comments and your feedback enables us to make continued improvements to the service we on...More

    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 121 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Exeter
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Exeter
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    Steve K
    25 May 2017|
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    Response from Sweething69 |
    Yes they are in the beer garden 😀
    17 May 2017|
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    Response from City_Gate_Exeter | Property representative |
    Hello, I'm afraid we don't allow dogs in our hotel rooms.
    7 June 2015|
    Response from City_Gate_Exeter | Property representative |
    I am afraid we do not have our own parking, however there are 2 carparks over the road from us, Mary Arches and Harlequins.
    Room Tips
    "Try asking for rooms further away from the bar - in the summer I can imagine the beer garden being quite..."
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    "Even though the Hotel was very busy with parties, we didn’t have any noise travelling up to our rooms.."
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    "From reports, all rooms are of equal very high standard."
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    "we had room 1 and it was amazing. quiet and fantastic AC"
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